Soviet Agriculture by Zhores A. Medvedev

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The first comprehensive analysis of Soviet agriculture from its historic origins to the present, explaining why collectivization failed and why contemporary methods are inefficient. Medvedev, a noted biochemist, shows why agriculture holds the Soviet future. Illustrated with maps.
 

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Published January 1, 1980 by W. W. Norton & Company. 480 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel. Non-fiction

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Once the foodbasket of Europe, the Soviet Union is now the world's largest importer of grain and livestock productsyet a staggering 35% of the country's investment budget goes to agriculture, accordin

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